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Minnesota's year in photos: Pandemic, protests, people
The state faced COVID-19, racial reckoning and record-setting weather in 2021. Photojournalists working with MPR News captured a lot of hardship, happiness and hope. Here’s a look at what they saw.
Photos: Renovated, expanded Capri Theater reopens in Minneapolis
The nearly 100-year-old theater closed in 2019 for renovations and expansion. In addition to a restored auditorium and lobby, the updated building includes new classrooms, a tech center and an outdoor plaza.
Photos: Celebrating Armenian traditions and faith in St. Paul
The St. Sahag Armenian Church community in St. Paul gathered over the weekend to celebrate their Armenian heritage and faith — and to share those traditions with their friends and neighbors.
Photos: The State Fair is back this year and so are new fair foods
A bunless banh mi bowl, a hamburger with a waffle bun and Mexican street corn off-the-cob — say hello to some of the State Fair's newest foods. Warning: Side effects of reading this story may include the sudden desire to snack.
Photos: Hundreds gather for Taking Back Pride march in Minneapolis
Chanting, singing and dancing on their way to Loring Park, hundreds of people repeated calls for no police officers at Pride festivals, justice for those killed by police, protection for Black trans people and community control over police.
Photos: Scenes from across America as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift
Photographers from NPR member stations fanned out to document a nation navigating a return to normalcy. They captured moments of caution and joy, exuberance and relief, as restrictions began to lift.
Photos: How to stay cool in a heat wave? With ice cream, lemonade and a dip in the water
We're running out of ways to say it's still really, really hot across Minnesota. Wednesday will be no exception, with most of the state seeing 90s — temperatures could set record highs in some areas. Here’s how some people are trying to stay cool in Minneapolis.
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